Javier Sicilia, poet and author, speaks about the War on Drugs, as part of the 2012 Caravan for Peace. Recorded September 8, 2012 at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. Topics: war on drugs, peace
The Mansfield Institute for Social Justice and Transformation rallies with community members and activists calling on an end to the war on drugs. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV). Topic: war on drugs
In this first episode of the C-Realm Podcast, I talk to criminal defense attorney Doug Norwood about what to say to police to keep them in their place and to protect yourself from illegal searches. Topics: war on drugs, civil liberties
The United States Attorney for the District of Montana, Michael W. Cotter, announced today the culmination of a 18-month multi-agency investigation into the drug trafficking activities of criminal enterprises operating throughout the State of Montana. Topics: Medical Marijuana, War on Drugs
Doctors who treat chronic pain are increasingly targeted by the Drug Enforcement Agency. This has let to widespread undertreatment of patients who need schedule 2 pharmaceuticals to treat their pain. Siobhan Reynolds of the Pain Relief Network, www.painreliefnetwork.org, is fighting back to help the patients and physicians who are under siege. In this interview Ms. Reynolds speaks with Michael Ostrolenk of AAPS and Dane vonBreichenruchardt of the U.S. Bill of Rights Foundation, www.usbr.org.... Topics: pain management, war on drugs, chronic pain
Groups march and rally across California to end the failed 40 year war on drugs and calling on the legislators to prioritize social services over prison spending. The Global Commission on Drug Policy has declared the war on drugs âlostâ. Switzerland and now Italy have joined Germany in ending nuclear power. Also, we hear a report on UN climate negotiations now taking place in Bonn. And, the Ash Grove Summer Series kicks off with a celebration to mark Juneteenth. Guests include: climate change... Topics: War On Drugs, Nuclear Power, Juneteenth, Fukushima
Friday: We air a 1-hour special with Columbia University Professor of Psychology, Carl Hart about his new book “High Price: A Neuroscientist's Journey of Self-Discovery That Challenges Everything you know about Drugs and Society.”Dr. Hart challenges some of our most basic assumptions about drugs and who uses them. Why did government spending on the War on Drugs increased by 3,500% between 1971 and 2011? Why are most of its casualties black and brown? Sojourner Truth Friday July 26th Topics: War on Drugs, Carl hart, Drugs
Psychedelic Salon 208-NadelmannWoD2009 Itâs Time To End The War on Drugs Ethan Nadelmann PROGRAM NOTES: [NOTE: All quotations are by Ethan Nadelmann.] âThe War on Drugs, this policy of punitive prohibition, is a horror in our society, something that cannot be morally justified, cannot be justified in terms of health, can certainly not be justified in terms of public safety, that cannot be justified in terms of any kind of fiscal prudence that Iâve ever heard of.â âThe War on Drugs is a... Topics: Psychedelics, War on Drugs, Ethan Nadelmann
Kensington, PA is one of the nation's poorest and most neglected neighborhoods. Once a thriving industrial hub for the textile sector, during the late 1970's Kensington was hit by a wave of de-industrialization which saw American jobs lost to the growing pool of sweat shop labor in Mexico and South East Asia. Today, Kensington's two major sources of income are welfare and narcotics. As one of the biggest heroin distribution centers in the country, it is not uncommon to find addicts of all ages,... Topics: Guerrilla News Network, KWRU, War on Drugs
01 Crowd/Intro 02 Best Night 03 Your Love Is Calling My Name 04 The Animator 05 Come To The City 06 Taking The Farm 07 I Was There 08 Chat 08 Brothers 09 Baby Missiles Topics: The War On Drugs, SXSW, Austin, Philadelphia Source: SP-BMC-3 > Edirol R-09HR
A documentary titled Prisoners Of The War on Drugs, produced by HBO in 1992. This documentary examines the use of drugs within federal and state prisons with interviews by inmates. Topics: War on Drugs, prisons, hbo, documentaries
01 Black Water Falls 02 Baby Missiles 03 Comin' Through 04 Your Love Is Calling My Name 05 The Animator > Come To The City 06 Best Night 07 Taking The Farm 08 I Was There 09 Brothers Topics: War On Drugs, Hollywood, The Avalon, Philadelphia Source: AT853 (card) > AT8531 > Sony PCM-M10
byGuerrilla News Network in association with NarcoNews.com
Gary Webb, the Pulitzer prize-winning reporter who broke the story of the CIAs involvement in the importation of cocaine into the U.S., died December 10, 2004, reportedly from self-inflicted gunshots to the head. It was a tragic end to a brilliant, and tragic, career. In August 1996, the San Jose Mercury News published Webbs 20,000 word, three-part series entitled Dark Alliance. The articles detailed the nexus between a California coke kingpin, CIA officials and assets and the Nicaraguan Contra... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Gary Webb, War on Drugs, CIA
Today the Project welcomes a special guest to take a look at the ethics of the War on Drugs. What is paternalism? What are the costs of preventing people from getting high? Should we even be fighting this "war"? Turn on, tune in, drop out in this edition of Norm's Conceptual Corner. Topics: ethics, drug legalization, war on drugs, paternalism
Kensington, PA is one of the nation's poorest and most neglected neighborhoods. Once a thriving industrial hub for the textile sector, during the late 1970's Kensington was hit by a wave of de-industrialization which saw American jobs lost to the growing pool of sweat shop labor in Mexico and South East Asia. Today, Kensington's two major sources of income are welfare and narcotics. As one of the biggest heroin distribution centers in the country, it is not uncommon to find addicts of all ages,... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Guerrilla News Network, War on Drugs, KWRU
byGuerrilla News Network in association with NarcoNews.com
Gary Webb, the Pulitzer prize-winning reporter who broke the story of the CIA's involvement in the importation of cocaine into the U.S., died December 10, 2004, reportedly from self-inflicted gunshots to the head. It was a tragic end to a brilliant, and tragic, career. In August 1996, the San Jose Mercury News published WebbÂs 20,000 word, three-part series entitled Dark Alliance. The articles detailed the nexus between a California coke kingpin, CIA officials and assets and the Nicaraguan... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Gary Webb, War on Drugs, CIA
An interview show hosted by the late Jim Amos, who passed away April 11th, 2005. This show features Melody Karr and Laura Barbar on the current state of Medical Marjuana in Michigan and the U.S. http://minorml.org/ and http://cannabisnews.com/ Topics: My World Today, Jim Amos, War on Drugs, Medical Marjuana
Floyd Noel joins us in a talk about militarizing police departments, its negative effects, and what more humane, local solutions might include. Topics: police, police militarization, localism, Idaho, war on drugs
30-minute radio program for March 20, 2012. A good introduction to Dr. Gabor Mate's insights into addiction. Mate (mah-TAY) shows that addiction is caused not by chemical substances but by the complex interaction of brain, experience, the environment (including society & the economy), and chemical substances. Our stressful, exploitative economic system is a major factor causing addiction. Not just promoting addiction but causing it at the basic, biochemical level. And since The System's... Topics: Gabor Mate, drugs, addiction, war on drugs, capitalism
byThe William Lloyd Garrison Center for Libertarian Advocacy Journalism
Is this latest drug scare a real problem, or just another instance of the hysterical propaganda used to justify marijuana prohibition for 80 years or so? It's hard to tell. I’m inclined to think that it's for real and that "spice" is some bad stuff. But either way, the real problem is prohibition itself. Topics: news, politics, libertarian, marijuana, synthetic marijuana, war on drugs, prohibition
Building Bridges over WBAI radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., July 22, 2013, 7 - 9 pm EST ******************************** Inside Americaâs Longest War, The Provocative Story of Why the War on Drugs Has Never Been About Drugs As America remains embroiled in conflict overseas, a less visible war is taking place at home, costing countless lives, destroying families, and inflicting untold damage on future generations of Americans. Over forty years, the War on Drugs has... Topics: The House I Live In, War on Drugs, Michelle Alexander
01 In Reverse (8:56) 02 Baby Missles (5:14) 03 Under The Pressure (7:57) 04 I Was There (3:39) 05 An Ocean Between The Waves (8:24) 06 Disappearing (4:13) 07 Red Eyes (6:55) 08 Eyes To The Wind (7:56) 09 Suffering (7:51) 10 Arms Like Boulders (6:25) 11 Burning (8:16) 12 Best Night (8:15) 13 Lost In The Dream (5:33) 14 Come To The City (20:07) 15 Coming Through (8:28) 16 Buenos Aires Beach (5:47) 17 I Was There (6:52) 18 Black Water Falls (6:05) ( 1 reviews ) Topics: war on drugs, phoenix, arizona, az, crescent ballroom Source: Studio Projects C4s > Fostex FR-2LE (24bit/44.1khz)
An interview show hosted by the late Jim Amos,who passed away April 11th, 2005. This show features Howard Wooldridge of L.E.A.P. Law Enforcement Against Prohibition. An outstanding example of the kind of interview Jim could host. Law Enforcement Against Prohibition home page Topics: My World Today, Jim Amos, L.E.A.P., Howard Wooldridge, War on Drugs
It's a challenging task to be progressive in the united states today--I guess it always has been. The racist war on drugs and a racist war on terror haved destroyed millions of lives based on the accidental attributes of birth. That the drug war is racist goes without saying. As to war, black and latino americans are intentionally mandated to attend the worst schools on the planet. Military recruiters feed on the broken results of a racist school system and the victims are sent off to fight... Topics: moral priorities, racism, Rand Paul, war, war on drugs, IOZ, progressives
In the swirl of intention, motivation, side effects and unintended consequences, the discussion of a "purpose" for a sufficiently complicated system can be difficult. Noted cyberneticist and all around crazy person, Anthony Stafford Beer, proposed that, "the purpose of a system is what it does. This is a basic dictum. It stands for bald fact, which makes a better starting point in seeking understanding than the familiar attributions of good intention, prejudices about... Topics: bikecast, POSIWID, War on Drugs, world financial system, tools of analysis, systems theory
Edge Of Chaos is a political podcast occasionally dealing with mature subject matter including news and other current events. In this episode we discuss the arrival of legal recreational marijuana in both Colorado and Washington, and how this has affected (or may affect) everything from US border policy, to cartel behavior within Mexico, to US drug policy at home. We also discuss and analyze the laws themselves in each state, and compare the pros and cons of each respective system. This episode... Topics: War on Drugs, Colorado, Washington, marijuana legalization, DEA, news, current events, opinion,...
Do your homework! With the release of the new movie "Kill The Messenger" we'll talk to the one of the reporters who broke stories before Gary Webb's "Dark Alliance" series appeared on the internet and a Silicon Valley newspaper. Time magazine and many other Mainstream publishers are reviewing it. We'll have Robert Parry on today, he knows about the Contra-cocaine activity during the Reagan years, and broke many of the Iran-Contra stories more than ten years before Webb.... Topics: journalism, Gary Webb, Robert Parry, Iran-Contra, Contra-Cocaine, war on drugs, war, peace, Reagan
The tide of history is with us — more and more countries are speaking out about the failure of prohibition. LEAP (Law Enforcement Against Prohibition) supports and contributes to this discussion. LEAP has representatives across the world with a wide range of professional expertise: police officers, drug czars, judges, prison governors, lawyers, drug enforcement officers, and even the occasional former spook.… Our varied experiences on the... Topics: OHM2013, talk, Annie Machon, war on drugs, narcotics, LEAP, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition,...
Philadelphia's Dave Hartley took his bedroom project out on the road back in the spring, in support of the latest album, 'Oak Island', out now on Secretly Canadian. Topics: music, secretly canadian, nightlands, war on drugs, philadelphia, dc9, washington dc
Sure does feel like it, doesn't it? Belligerent servants in unrelentingirrational opposition to any relaxation of medical, no, medicinal --sorry, therapeutic marijuana prohibitionism appear finally to haveaccepted the prescription-writing on the wall. Now mere delay is theirstrident meddlesome battle cry -- most notably, perhaps, from the throatof a "usual-suspect" bureaucratic-fetishist authoritarian physician (whoeven got a certain reporter from a certain public radio station... Topics: nh, new hampshire, prohibition, marijuana, pot, war on drugs, medical, medicinal, therapeutic
At the end of September, students from a rural teachers college were protesting in the southern Mexican State of Guererro. 57 students were arrested by police, 43 of whom were never seen again. Their bodies were found in a mass grave on November 7. Dawn Paley is a Vancouver-based journalist. She is currently a doctoral student in Puebla, Mexico. She speaks with Redeye host James Mainguy Check out our website for more information about Redeye. Find us on Facebook and like our page for... Topics: mexico, state repression, murder, complicity, student teachers, guerrero, drug gangs, police,...
Again. HB621, "decriminalizing possession of one quarter of an ounce or less of marijuana," having survived the NH House, confronts the Senate Judiciary Committee, 4/11/2013. See more at http://bikerbillnh.blogspot.com/. 25 prior views in a previous venue. Topics: nh, new hampshire, prohibition, marijuana, pot, war on drugs, decrim, decriminalization
HB492, "relative to the legalization and regulation of marijuana," has its initial public hearings before the NH House Criminal Justice Committee on Valentine's day, 2/14/2013. For your sanity, only the pro-(all)-rights testimony. See more at http://bikerbillnh.blogspot.com/. 26 prior views in a previous venue. Topics: nh, new hampshire, marijuana, pot, war on drugs, prohibition, decriminalization, decrim, tax and...
HB337, "legalizing marijuana and cannabis," has its initial public hearings before the NH House Criminal Justice Committee on Valentine's day, 2/14/2013. For your sanity, only the pro-(all)-rights testimony. See more at http://bikerbillnh.blogspot.com/. 22 prior views in a previous venue. Topics: nh, new hampshire, marijuana, pot, war on drugs, prohibition, decriminalization, decrim, tax and...
Join us as we discuss alternatives to the drug war and come up with next steps here in Baltimore for moving beyond the War on Drugs. 2-6:30pm at Sojourner-Douglass College (200 N. Central Ave, Parking on Aisquith St.) -Keynote: Former Baltimore Mayor/ Dean of Howard University Law School, Kurt Schmoke 2:15pm -Panel: From Baltimore to Mexico: End the Drug War Now! Panelists will talk about alternatives to the War on Drugs, success stories, 3:00-4:00pm Speakers -Member of the Caravan to speak on... Topics: war on drugs, caravan for peace, peace, prisons, prison-industrial complex
HB621, "decriminalizing possession of less than one ounce of marijuana," has its initial public hearings before the NH House Criminal Justice Committee on Valentine's day, 2/14/2013. See more at http://bikerbillnh.blogspot.com/. 16 prior views in a previous venue. Topics: nh, new hampshire, marijuana, pot, war on drugs, prohibition, decriminalization, decrim, tax and...